Visiting Associate Professor of Anthropology
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Anthropology
B.A., American College of Greece; M.A., Ph.D., Indiana University. Ethnographic areas of expertise include Greece, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Balkans; research interests also include theory of ethnography, anthropology of architecture, anthropology of medicine, biopolitcs, spaces of exclusion and rehabilitation, myths and mythologies, structures of urban spaces, and the Frankfurt School. She has conducted fieldwork in subjects ranging from intensive care units to concentration camps to 19th-century Greek neoclassical architecture. She previously taught at Columbia University, Princeton University, Rutgers University, New York University, and Technical University Institute of Athens, among other institutions; and has served as a consultant or coordinator at numerous museums, including the Exile Museum, International Museum against Torture, and Benaki Museum Photographic Archive, in Greece; and the University of Colorado and William Hammond Mathers Museum at Indiana University. Recent publications include Dangerous Citizens: The Greek Left and the Terror of the State
(2009); Ethnographica Moralia: Experiments in Interpretative Anthropology
, coedited with George E. Marcus (2008); East of Attica: Photographs 1930–1970 from the Benaki Museum Collections
(2004); and Fragments of Death, Fables of Identity: An Athenian Anthropography
(1995). She has also written articles or book chapters for Oxford Bibliographies Online, Cultural Anthropology, Journal of Modern Greek Studies, Public Culture, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, Journal of Social Archaeology, Anthropological Theory
, and other publications. She is the recipient of a Charles H. Revson Fellowship and many additional research, publication, and travel grants and fellowships. She has been an invited lecturer and conference participant at universities throughout the world, including Duke University, University of Michigan, Harvard University, University of Paris VIII, London School of Economics, and University of Cambridge. She is a member of the American Anthropological Association, Modern Greek Studies Association, Association for the Psychoanalysis of Culture and Society, and International Psycho-Oncology Organization. At Bard since 2012.